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Articles tagged Amazon Echo (31)

Plus: Gimlet ends Sampler, Science Friday expands, and a new resource makes it easier to discover podcasts by people of color.
Plus: A new star-studded show from the Welcome to Night Vale team, the state of Australian podcast listening, and a word on the lack of radio and podcast-related coverage in Fall Arts Previews.
Plus: Panoply expands to London, Midroll makes a bigger bet on live events, and Bloomberg finds audio success.
Plus new leadership at NPR One, CNN and Fox News expand podcast programming, and a new Bay Area tech company to keep and eye on.
Plus: The economics of an independent podcast, a so-so new set of podcast advertising guidelines, and the rise of the “ear computer.”
Plus: The Washington Post start an audio game show, Vox Media is staffing up for podcast growth, and why celebrities are so compelling to advertisers as show hosts (even if their shows are only so-so).
News is one of the device’s core features, and there are two main ways — so far — that outlets have utilized Alexa: The Flash Briefing and skills.
Plus: New big-picture views from Pew, Malcolm Gladwell hits the promo circuit, and more growth in branded podcasts.
New podcast companies aren’t “working to solve the journalistic problem that a legacy organization like NPR fights to negotiate.”
Plus: 1 in 5 Americans now listens to podcasts (sort of), Night Vale expands, and WNYC goes local and limited-run to cover gentrification in Brooklyn.